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#116 - Robert Bresson Wants To Move You

5/16/2018
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We discuss the career of the writer/director of Pickpocket, The Diary of a Country Priest and Lancelot du Lac. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB On this week's Patreon episodes, we discuss Al Jolson's The Jazz Singer. Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:51:28

#115 - No Dumb Jokes: The Art of the Spoof Movie

5/1/2018
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We discuss the Spoof Movie genre, with an emphasis on ZAZ (David Zucker, Jerry Zucker, Jim Abrahams), the people who brought us the MOVIE movies (Aaron Seltzer and Jason Friedberg) and everything in between - Fatal Instinct, Plump Fiction and Stan Helsing. Top Secret, Airplane, Meet the Spartans, Mafia! and Epic Movie all get their time in the sun. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com On this week's Patreon episodes, we...

Duration:00:47:23

#114 - Paul Schrader's Moment of Grace

4/25/2018
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We discuss the career of Taxi Driver's screenwriter and the director of Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters, The Canyons and Hardcore. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com On this week's Patreon episodes, we discuss the last few films directed by Steven Soderbergh. Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:58:26

#113 - The Passions of Todd Haynes

4/17/2018
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We discuss the work of writer/director Todd Haynes and his films POISON, SUPERSTAR, VELVET GODLDMINE, and FAR FROM HEAVEN. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com On this week's Patreon episodes, we pick our favorite films about filmmaking. Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:45:11

#113 - The Beautiful Suffering of Ruan Lingyu

4/10/2018
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We discuss the iconic work of Chinese actress Ruan Lingyu and her work in THE GODDESS (1931), along with the adaptation of her life in Stanley Kwan's bio pic CENTER STAGE (1991). If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com On this week's Patreon episodes, we talk Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide (RIP) Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:39:37

#112 - Paul Verhoeven Loves His Sex and Violence

4/3/2018
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We discuss the career of Hollywood's favorite wildman auteur and his films Turks Fruit, Starship Troopers, Spetters, Showgirls and Basic Instinct If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com On this week's Patreon episodes, yes, we did two this week,..We discuss The Viewer's Choice Network and two films that obsessed us. PLUS, Peter Kuplowsky discusses the work of his favorite recent discovery, a director that has made 20...

Duration:00:56:41

#111 - ICC LIVE: Our Favorite Weirdo Canadian Films

3/27/2018
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Justin and Will get on stage at the What The Film Festival Bazaar with special guest Doug Tilley (Eric Roberts if the F***ing man, No Budget Nightmares) to each discuss three Weirdo Canadian Films - and it's nothing but the sweetest of deep cuts. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week....

Duration:00:34:54

#110 - Matt Farley Has Won At Life

3/20/2018
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We discuss the career of Director/Writer/Star/Songwriter Matt Farley and his offbeat regional feature films DON'T LET THE RIVER BEAST GET YOU, LOCAL LEGENDS, FREAKY FARLEY and SLINGSHOT COPS. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com On this week's Patreon episodes, yes, we did two this week,..We discuss The Viewer's Choice Network and two films that obsessed us. PLUS, Peter Kuplowsky discusses the work of his favorite recent...

Duration:01:35:18

#109 - Vincente Minnelli: More Beauty Than Art?

3/14/2018
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We discuss the master of the visually opulent musical - Vincente Minnelli - and his films CABIN IN THE SKY, MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS, THE BAD AND THE BEAUTIFUL, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, and THE BAND WAGON. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. On this wee's Patreon episode, we discuss Eli Roth's DEATH WISH and the career of...

Duration:00:47:10

#108 - Warning: Joe D'Amato Has No Shame

3/6/2018
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WARNING: This episode is about films that feature graphic sexual content and stomach-churning violence. We tackle the work of an Italian man that directed 196 feature films in every genre: Horror, western, science fiction, pirate martial arts, historical drama, mondo, and hardcore pornography. Especially the last one. Titles include BEYOND THE DARKNESS, EMANUELLE IN AMERICA, and PORNO HOLOCAUST. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at...

Duration:00:48:33

#107 - The Bad Steven Spielberg

2/27/2018
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We discuss some of The Beard's least loved works, from obvious candidates like 1941 and Always, to the ones that are frowned upon for different reasons, like Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. This week we discuss Joe Dante's Matinee. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:55:14

#106 - A Beginner's Guide To Experimental Cinema (For Cosmic Brains)

2/20/2018
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We discuss the work of Stan Brakhage, Maya Deren, The Kuchar Brothers, Michael Snow, Jonas Mekas and the history of experimental film. You must have this much mind power to enter! WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. This week we discuss Tarantino's Kill Bill. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:50:20

#105 - Gordon Parks Is So Much More Than Just The Guy That Directed Shaft

2/13/2018
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We discuss the directorial work of Gordon Parks, with an emphasis on The Learning Tree (1969) and Shaft (1971), and his incredible career as a photographer/musician/writer/renaissance man. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. This week we discuss Straight to Video Canuxploitation Gold. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at...

Duration:00:42:05

#104 - Harold Lloyd Must Always Win

2/6/2018
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We discuss the third genius of Silent Comedy and his films Safety Last, The Freshman and Speedy. Plus, a long conversation about Lloyd's final picture: The Preston Sturges' directed/Howard Hughes produced talkie The Sins of Harold Diddlebock. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. This week we discuss Groundhog Day and the career of Bill Murray. If you have any questions or comments,...

Duration:00:52:10

#103 - Paul Thomas Anderson Wants You To Laugh

1/31/2018
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We discuss the evolution of Paul Thomas Anderson's style and talk HARD EIGHT, BOOGIE NIGHTS, MAGNOLIA, PUNCH DRUNK LOVE, INHERENT VICE and everything else along the way. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. This week we discuss our 1998 Movie Memories (with a lot of Godzilla) WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:40:57

#102 - Jane Campion is in Control

1/23/2018
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We discuss the Palme D'or winning director of THE PIANO, HOLY SMOKE and IN THE CUT. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to drop us a line at importantcinemaclubpodcast@gmail.com We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. This week we discuss OLDBOY and the evolution of our cinematic morals. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:46:57

#101 - The Best Films of 2017

1/16/2018
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The title says it all. We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. This week we discuss the best film related stuff we liked (and hated this year) books, dissappointments and crazy action movies. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:39:55

#100 - The Jackie Chan Spectacular

1/8/2018
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Finally, the time has come to discuss Jackie Chan. We talk about Jackie Chan's start at the Peking Opera School, his time toiling under the thumb of Lo Wei, his rise to prominence with DRUNKEN MASTER, his attempts at breaking into Hollywood with BATTLE CREEK BRAWL and THE PROTECTOR, his work with with Sammo Hung on films like HEART OF DRAGON, his artistic year as a director with films like MIRACLE, the outliner films like CITY HUNTER, his Hollywood adventures like THE TUXEDO and finally,...

Duration:01:34:09

#99 - KnowhuteIMean: The Life And Times Of Ernest P. Worrell

12/24/2017
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We discuss the career of everyone's favorite rubber faced comedian - Jim Varney. From the highs of Ernest Goes Jail to the lows of Ernest Goes to Africa - it's all here! We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a brand new exclusive episode of ICC every week. This week we talk The Last Jedi. WWW.PATREON.COM/THEIMPORTANTCINEMACLUB

Duration:00:51:45

#98 - The "Best" Christmas Films In The History of Christmas

12/18/2017
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The Important Cinema Club welcome special guests Mathew Kumar (Co-Host of The Loose Cannons Podcast) and Emily Miling (Producer and Composer of Impossible Horror) to discuss our favorite (and not-so favorite) Christmas films. We talk Jingle All The Way, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, Ernest Saves Christmas and Scrooged. Do the films hold up? Were we wrong to love them as children? Will Santa give stuff coal down our stockings? We have a PATREON! Join for five dollars a month and get a...

Duration:00:51:59

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